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Chinidere Mountain Hike/Log

From Oregon Hikers Field Guide

Chinidere Mountain Hike

This is a trail log page. The hike mile column refers to how many miles you'll have hiked on this particular hike to reach the listed point. Hike miles will be different from one hike to another. The trail mile column is a permanent marker for the trail measuring miles from the start of the trail. Trail miles are a permanent feature of the trail and are the same from hike to hike. Sections of the trail included in this hike are blue. Other trail segments are provided for you to personalize your own hikes.


Wahtum Lake Trail #406H
Hike Mile Trail Mile Marker Dual Trail Mile Marker Elevation Notes Location
0.0 0.0 3960 Road.JPG Wahtum Lake Trailhead
0.4 0.4 3760 Junction.JPG Pacific Crest-Wahtum Lake Trail Junction


Pacific Crest Trail #2000 (Partial Log)
Hike Mile Trail Mile Marker Dual Trail Mile Marker Elevation Notes Location
2114.9 4020 Junction.JPG Pacific Crest-Huckleberry Trail Junction
2118.2 4500 Junction.JPG Pacific Crest-Buck Peak Trail Junction
2121.2 4240 Old road
2123.1 4300 Campsite.JPG Indian Springs Camp
2123.1 4300 Water.JPG Indian Springs
2123.1 4300 Junction.JPG Pacific Crest-Indian Springs Trail Junction
2124.6 4300 Hatfield Wilderness Boundary
2125.7 3760 Junction.JPG Pacific Crest-Eagle Creek Trail Junction
0.4 2125.9 3760 Junction.JPG Pacific Crest-Wahtum Lake Trail Junction
0.6 2126.1 3750 Water.JPG Wahtum Lake
1.4 2126.9 Water.JPG Side creek
2.0 2127.5 4260 Junction.JPG Pacific Crest-Herman Creek Trail Junction
2.2 2127.7 4270 Junction.JPG Pacific Crest-Chinidere Cutoff-Chinidere Mountain Trail Junction
?????? 4170 Junction.JPG Jct abandoned trail to Hicks Lake
?????? View.JPG Spur trail to viewpoint
?????? 1972 Forest Fire Sign
2130.9 3400 Rock slope
2131.0 3810 Campsite.JPG Camp Smokey
2131.0 3810 Junction.JPG Pacific Crest-Eagle Benson Trail Junction
2131.5 4110 Junction.JPG Pacific Crest-Benson Way South Trail Junction
2132.4 4110 Junction.JPG Pacific Crest-Ruckel Creek Trail Junction
2133.1 3980 Junction.JPG Pacific Crest-Benson Ruckel Trail Junction
2133.8 3760 Junction.JPG Pacific Crest-Benson Way North Trail Junction
2134.0 3700 View.JPG North edge of Benson Plateau
2134.7 3360 Water.JPG Side trail to Teakettle Spring
2135.2 Helispot
2136.2 2000 Hatfield Wilderness boundary
2137.7 (400) 29.3 1120 Junction.JPG Pacific Crest-Herman Bridge Trail Junction


Chinidere Mountain Trail #445
Hike Mile Trail Mile Marker Dual Trail Mile Marker Elevation Notes Location
2.2, 3.0 0.0 4270 Junction.JPG Pacific Crest-Chinidere Cutoff-Chinidere Mountain Trail Junction
2.6, 2.6 0.4 4673 View.JPG Chinidere Mountain


Chinidere Cutoff Trail #406M
Hike Mile Trail Mile Marker Dual Trail Mile Marker Elevation Notes Location
3.0 0.6 4270 Junction.JPG Pacific Crest-Chinidere Cutoff-Chinidere Mountain Trail Junction
??? ??? 3680 Water.JPG East Fork of Eagle Creek Crossing
3.6 0.0 3700 Junction.JPG Eagle Creek-Chinidere Cutoff Trail Junction


Eagle Creek Trail #440
Hike Mile Trail Mile Elevation Notes Location
0.0 60 Road.JPG Eagle Creek Trailhead
0.1 60 Small bridge
0.6 60 Weeping wall
0.9 60 Viewpoint
1.4 400 View.JPG Side Trail to Metlako Falls viewpoint
1.5 400 View.JPG 2nd Side Trail to Metlako Falls viewpoint
1.6 480 Water.JPG Sorenson Creek Crossing
1.7 500 Junction.JPG Eagle Creek-Lower Punchbowl Falls Trail Junction
1.9 550 Punchbowl Falls Overlook
2.0 615 Tish Creek Bridge
2.5 760 Fern Creek Bridge
2.7 760 Talus Slope
3.0 600 High Bridge Falls Viewpoint
3.1 600 Loowit Falls
3.2 615 High Bridge
3.3 640 Campsite.JPG Campsite
3.5 630 Water.JPG Side trail to Skoonichuck Falls
3.6 670 Campsite.JPG Tenas Camp
3.7 680 Campsite.JPG Campsite
4.0 715 Water.JPG Four and a Half Mile Bridge
4.1 720 Water.JPG Campsite, Tenas Falls
4.4 680 Forest fire sign
4.5 680 Campsite.JPG Campsite
4.6 680 Bridge over side creek
4.7 920 Campsite.JPG Wy'East Camp
4.8 920 Wilderness Boundary
4.9 920 Water.JPG Wy'East Creek
5.1 860 Junction.JPG Eagle Creek-Eagle Benson Trail Junction
5.3 940 Campsite.JPG Blue Grouse Camp
5.4 940 Talus Slope
5.6 940 Talus Slope
5.7 940 Talus Slope
5.7 1100 The Potholes
5.8 1030 Grand Union Falls
6.0 1200 Tunnel Falls
6.2 1200 Twister Falls
6.2 1200 Water.JPG Twister Falls
6.5 1200 Seven Mile Falls
6.5 1200 Campsite.JPG Campsite
6.7 1300 Water.JPG Campsite.JPG Campsite
6.8 1200 Campsite.JPG Campsite
7.1 1400 Campsite.JPG Seven and a Half Mile Camp
7.4 1620 Junction.JPG Eagle Creek-Eagle Tanner Trail Junction
9.1 2110 View.JPG Inspiration Point
9.6 2650 Junction.JPG Eagle Creek-Indian Springs Trail Junction
10.9 2950 Water.JPG Campsite.JPG Creek, Campsite
11.8 Water.JPG Campsite.JPG Three Creeks, Campsite
12.9 3700 Water.JPG Wahtum Lake
3.6 12.9 3700 Junction.JPG Eagle Creek-Chinidere Cutoff Trail Junction
3.8 13.1 3760 Junction.JPG Pacific Crest-Eagle Creek Trail Junction


Pacific Crest Trail #2000 (portion)
Hike Mile Trail Mile Marker Dual Trail Mile Marker Elevation Notes Location
3.8 2125.7 3760 Junction.JPG Pacific Crest-Eagle Creek Trail Junction
4.0 2125.9 3760 Junction.JPG Pacific Crest-Wahtum Lake Trail Junction


Wahtum Lake Trail #406H
Hike Mile Trail Mile Marker Dual Trail Mile Marker Elevation Notes Location
4.0 0.4 3760 Junction.JPG Pacific Crest-Wahtum Lake Trail Junction
4.4 0.0 3960 Road.JPG Wahtum Lake Trailhead


Connecting Trails

Herman Creek Trail #406
Hike Mile Trail Mile Marker Dual Trail Mile Marker Elevation Notes Location
0.0 160 Road.JPG Herman Creek Trailhead
0.3 400 Power line Clearing
0.6 (400) 30.5 540 Junction.JPG Herman Creek-Herman Bridge Trail Junction
0.7 (400) 30.6 680 Trail follows road
1.3 (400) 31.2 980 Campsite.JPG Herman Camp
1.3 (400) 31.2 980 Junction.JPG Herman Creek-Gorge-Gorton Creek Trail Junction
1.6 1000 Junction.JPG Herman Creek-Nick Eaton Trail Junction
2.1 970 Water.JPG Nick Eaton Falls
2.6 1120 Wilderness Boundary
2.7 1160 Water.JPG Camp Creek Crossing
3.6 1480 Junction.JPG Herman Creek-Casey Creek Way Trail Junction
4.0 1840 Water.JPG Casey Creek Crossing
4.0 1480 Campsite.JPG Casey Creek Camp
4.0 Junction.JPG Herman Creek-West Fork Herman Creek Trail Junction
??? 1920 Water.JPG Hazel Creek Crossing
5.0 1920 Water.JPG Slide Creek Falls
5.3 2080 Water.JPG Mullinix Creek Crossing
5.8 2140 Water.JPG Whisky Creek Crossing
7.4 2950 Junction.JPG Herman Creek-Herman Creek Cutoff Trail Junction
??? 2950 Campsite.JPG Cedar Swamp Camp
7.7 2850 Water.JPG East Fork Herman Creek Crossing
7.7 2850 Campsite.JPG Seven and a Half Mile Camp (Herman Creek)
7.9 3040 Campsite.JPG Noble Camp
9.3 3760 Junction.JPG Herman Creek-Mud Lake Trail Junction
10.2 4200 Junction.JPG Herman Creek-Anthill-Tomlike Mountain Trail Junction
10.8 4200 Junction.JPG Herman Creek-Rainy Wahtum Trail Junction
11.0 4250 Junction.JPG Pacific Crest-Herman Creek Trail Junction


  • Campsite.JPG Campsite
  • Closed.JPG Closed area
  • Bathroom.JPG Restrooms
  • Road.JPG Road access
  • Junction.JPG Trail junction
  • View.JPG View
  • Water.JPG Water source

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